As part of the rectorate, Malte Drescher takes responsibility for the areas research, early career development as well as knowledge and technology transfer.
He is ex officio member of the Rectorate and the Senate as well as an advisory member of the University Council. The vice rector chairs the university’s Committee on Research (AFF), the commission on third-party research funding, the advisory board for technical services and the Animal Research Facility, as well as the election committee. He is also a member of the Executive Committee of the Zukunftskolleg, a member of the advisory board for the Social Science Archive Konstanz (SAK) and a member of the German Rector's Conference Member's Group for Science and Reseach Careers.
Professor Malte Drescher, who has been professor of physical chemistry (Heisenberg professorship) in the Department of Chemistry at the University of Konstanz since 2015, has also been a member of the University of Konstanz Rectorate since 2018. His research group focuses on the spectroscopy of complex systems. Malte Drescher has been at the University of Konstanz since 2008. He was a junior research group leader as part of the Emmy Noether Programme and a Zukunftskolleg fellow until 2013 and then a DFG Heisenberg fellow from 2014 to 2015. In 2017, he was honoured with an ERC Consolidator Grant from the European Research Council (ERC).
Before coming to Konstanz, Malter Drescher earned his doctorate (Dr rer. nat.) at the Physikalisches Institut of the University of Karlsruhe in 2005 and worked as a DFG fellow at Leiden University in the Netherlands from 2006 to 2007.